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Crag Seminar25 February: Lecture Theatre G.03 - 5.3050 George Square The University of EdinburghCreation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientistAdam KirranderSchool of Chemistry, University of EdinburghIntroduction to the talk by Luis de Miranda, director of the CRAGI will discuss the act of creation from the perspective of a practicing scientist, as well as the role of creativity, insight and intuition for the evolution of scientific ideas and concepts. Although quantum... Topics: quantum science, crag, creation
http://www.blogs.hss.ed.ac.uk/crag/2014/12/14/architecture-social-recreation/Crag Seminar – The University of Edinburgh11 March 2015 Room G.025.30 pmArchitecture has often been understood as the creation of coherent, singular realities by coherent, singular authors; but buildings almost always outlive their creators, and once they do, they are set to uses, and extended and altered in ways never originally imagined.In this paper, Edward Hollis, Reader in Design at Edinburgh College of Art will... Topics: Architecture, social creation, creation of reality
Martin FortierInstitut Jean Nicod (EHESS, ENS, CNRS)A CRAG PresentationUniversity of EdinburghThe contention of this talk shall be that art is nothing special. More specifically, I would like, first, to pinpoint four key components of artistic creation – namely, inner imaginary experience, concrete imagination, intuitive skills and aesthetic pleasure –, and subsequently demonstrate that these components, far from being the proper of artistic creation, are effectively cultivated by numerous... Topics: art, crag, martin fortier, creation